About this book
This book examines the impact of pediatric HIV on children, adolescents, and their families. Beginning with an overview of pediatric HIV epidemiology, it traces the medical, psychological, and social dimensions of HIV through the trajectory of childhood and youth. It examines the latest research on a wide range of topics, including treatment adherence, cultural, legal, and ethical issues, and HIV stigma and its reduction. Chapters offer expert recommendations for clinicians working with children with HIV as well as researchers studying pediatric HIV. In addition, the book also discusses daily concerns associated with pediatric HIV, such as disease management, coping, access to services, risk prevention, and health promotion.
Topics featured in this book include:
- The impact of pediatric HIV on families.
- Psychosocial considerations for children and adolescents with HIV.
- HIV prevention and intervention in the school setting.
- HIV disclosure in pediatric populations.
- How to design effective evidence-based HIV risk-reduction programs for adolescents.
A Clinical Guide to Pediatric HIV is a must-have resource for researchers, clinicians, and graduate students in child and school psychology, social work, and public health as well as pediatric medicine, nursing, epidemiology, anthropology, and other related disciplines.
Antiretroviral adherence in children with HIV Anxiety and depression in youth with HIV Children and HIV disclosure Cultural issues affecting youth with HIV Disease management and children with HIV Ethical issues and children with HIV Family interventions and children with HIV Global trends in pediatric HIV transmission HIV education in the school setting HIV-related stigma and children Legal issues for children with HIV Medical implications of HIV/AIDS among youth Neuropsychological deficits in children with HIV Neuropsychological symptomatology in children with HIV Pediatric HIV epidemiology Perinatally and behaviorally acquired HIV Prevention and pediatric HIV School functioning and children with HIV Socio-economic issues and youth with HIV Somatization, grief, and bereavement in youth with HIV